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Travel to Cuba: My Experience as an American Living & Working There
Wednesday, August 14 • 7:00 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA931
Having worked and traveled in Cuba for 4 years, Christopher J. Cloonan updates us on the most recent developments regarding the rules surrounding American travel to Cuba. He informs us about the present-day Cuban reality and what to expect when traveling there. He discusses pros and cons of the various methods of traveling there, provides travel tips, and answers questions about the island. Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

Out Of This World Ice Cream Party & Movie Night
Friday, August 16 • 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA811
Celebrate the End of the Summer Reading Program at this ice cream party with Ben & Jerry's flavors and a showing of the classic Sci-Fi film Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Prizes from the summer reading raffle will be available for pick-up and our Grand Prize and Runner-Up Winners will be announced. Grand Prize is a TELESCOPE! Runner-Up Prize is a pair of BINOCULARS! Registration is required. For Adult Summer Reading participants only.

 

Wire Wrapped Earrings
Wire Wrapped Earrings
Saturday, August 17 • 2:30 pm • Meeting Room
Register using code HMA557
Learn how to manipulate wire to create beautiful wire wrapped earrings with instructor Kelly Schulte-Smith. All tools provided. Registration required with non-refundable payment of $5.00 online or in person. HPL cardholders only.

 

 

 

2 Hour Tech Support Session
Saturday, August 17 • 2:00 pm • Station Classroom
Register using code HSA351
Have questions about your smartphone, have an issue using apps on your tablet? Can’t remember how to copy and paste? Have an issue in Excel? Join us for a tech support session, where you will receive hands on help with your device or program. This program will consist of 15-minute sessions. Please note, we cannot fix hardware issues. Call to reserve a time.   Registration required. HPL cardholders only.

 

 

 

Oystering Farming in New York's Waters Past, Present and Future
Oystering Farming in New York's Waters Past, Present and Future
Saturday, August 17 • 2:30 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA545
Chuck Westfall farms oysters using aquaculture techniques practiced by today’s shellfish farmers. Thatch Island Farm is located in the Great South Bay at the Fire Island Inlet. Oysters are a keystone species that is critical to the health of our bay and local wetlands. Chuck discusses the importance of oysters in maintaining and preserving wetlands and restoring clean water, while being healthy, sustainable, and delicious!  Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

Improvisational Theater and Playwriting
Improvisational Theater and Playwriting
Tuesday, August 20 • 3:30 – 5:30 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA559.
Sharpen your wit and improve your memory. Imagine problems, consider creative solutions and perform them on stage. Dr. Milton Bloch, Director  Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Medicare Counseling One-on-One (HIICAP)
Medicare Information, Counseling & Assistance (HIICAP)
Tuesday, August 20 • 10:00 am – 1:00 pm • Meeting Room
Register using code HMA994
Meet one-on-one with a Suffolk County retired senior volunteer from HIICAP to discuss your specific needs for Medicare health insurance and benefits, Medicare Savings Programs and EPIC. First come, first served. Check in at Main Floor Reference Desk.

 

 

 

Regularly Scheduled Adult Programs

 
Gentle Yoga with Ann - Station Branch
Mondays, August 26; September 9, 16; 23, 30; October 7, 14, 21 • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm ($40 for 8 sessions) • Station Community Room
Register using code HSA336

Certified Iyengar Yoga teacher Ann McDermott-Kave teaches this class for all levels. Please bring mat, foam block, belt, and blanket or towel. REGISTRATION for fitness classes begins: JUNE 1 for Huntington Public Library cardholders. If space permits, exercise classes will open to out-of-district 2 days before start date. Registration is required with nonrefundable fee payable online or in-person by credit card, check or money order. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat and towel or blanket to class.  All fitness classes require participants to sign a waiver on the first day.

Coloring Club
Thursdays, July 11, 25; August 8, 22  •  1:00 – 3:00 pm • Meeting Room
Register using code HMA276
Relax while coloring or making simple, fun, paper crafts. Bring your own coloring supplies. Annina Luck provides a craft activity and inspiration on the second of the two dates each month.  No registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Op Ed Fridays
Op-Ed-Fridays
Fridays, July 5, 12, 19, 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30  • 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Register using code HMA524
Discuss articles about current issues with Dr. Milton Block, faculty member at Queens College and the Life Long Learning Institute.   No registration required. Open to all.

 

 

Next Chapter Book Club
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Mondays,  July 1, 8, 15, 22;  August 5, 12;  September 9, 16, 23, 30 • 1:30 – 2:30 pm • Main Library, 2nd Floor
Register using code HMA264
In January 2018, Huntington Public Library and Literacy Nassau began the third year of our Next Chapter Book Club at the Main Library.  Adults 18 years and older with developmental disabilities meet in a relaxed, community setting to form friendships through reading and talking about books with librarian Maureen Comerford. Regardless of reading level, all are welcome. Some books we’ve enjoyed are Mary Poppins, Seabiscuit, and Who is George Lucas?  For information, contact Ms. Comerford at 631-427-5165, ext. 237 or email . Next Chapter Book Club's website is http://nextchapterbookclub.org.  You may also contact Cindy Cabrera, Regional Director of Literacy Nassau's Next Chapter Book Club at (516) 867-3580, ext. 15.The Next Chapter Book Club's national website may be found HERE
Beginner English Classes
Beginner English Classes
Tuesdays, July 9, 16, 23;  August 6, 20, 27  •  5:30 – 6:30 pm  •  Station Classroom
Thursdays, July 11, 25;  August 8, 22, 29  •  5:30 pm 6:30 pm  •  Station Classroom
Register using code HSA083
All sessions are in the Station Community Room. Huntington Library is offering beginner English class for new English speakers with little or no English skills. A Native English speaker will teach this class which is designed to help new English speakers practice and improve Basic English skills in a casual and fun environment. Participants may attend as many sessions as they like. Registration required. Open to all.

 

Intermediate English Classes
Intermediate English Classes
Tuesdays, July 9, 16, 23; August 6, 20, 27   •  6:30 pm to 7:30 pm  •  Station Classroom
Thursdays, July 11, 25; August 8, 22, 29  •  6:30-7:30 pm  •  6:30 pm to 7:30 pm  •  Station Classroom
Register using code HSA084
Designed for new English language learners inhelping develop fundamental writing, speaking,reading and listening skills. By the end of the course participants will be more spontaneous, independentand confident.  Registration required.  Open to all.

 

Empire Defensive Driving
Empire-Defensive-Driving
Wednesdays, July 24 & 31 • 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm • Meeting Room
Register using code HMA201
Drivers may reduce up to 4 points on their driving record or receive a 10 percent discount on vehicle liability, personal injury protection, and collision insurance for three years. Registration required with a nonrefundable fee of $28.00 payable online or in-person.  Open to all.

 

 

 

Tai Chi with Joe Panico
Tuesdays, July 23, 30; August 6, 13, 20, 27;Tuesdays, July 23, 30; August 6, 13, 20, 27;September 3, 10 • 2:00 - 3:00 pm ($40; 8 sessions) • Auditorium
Register using code HMA505
Tai Chi is a Chinese form of exercise that helps reduce tension, improve balance and increase vitality. It incorporates breathing with slow and fluid movements, emphasizing correct posture and body mechanics. By placing our mind on our movements, we start to learn how to control our self. Registration is required with nonrefundable fee payable online or in-person by credit card, check or money order. Open to all. Registration for fitness classes begins JUNE 1 for Huntington Public Library cardholders. If space permits, exercise classes will open to out-of-district 2 days before start date. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat and towel or blanket to class. Fitness classes require participants to sign a waiver on the first day.
Gentle Yoga with Ann - Main Library
Wednesdays, August 7, 14, 21, 28; September 4, 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9 • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm ($50 for 10 sessions) • Auditorium
Register using code HMA163

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Saturdays, Saturdays, September 7, 14, 21, 28; October 5, 12, 19, 26 • 11:15 am – 12:15 pm ($40; 8 sessions) • Auditorium
Register using code HMA162
Certified Iyengar Yoga teacher Ann McDermott-Kave teaches this class for all levels. Please bring mat, foam block, belt, and blanket or towel. REGISTRATION for fitness classes begins: JUNE 1 for Huntington Public Library cardholders. If space permits, exercise classes will open to out-of-district 2 days before start date. Registration is required with nonrefundable fee payable online or in-person by credit card, check or money order. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat and towel or blanket to class.  All fitness classes require participants to sign a waiver on the first day.
Chair Yoga with Bonnie
Tuesdays, August 6, 13, 20, 27; September 3, 10, 17, 24 ;October 8, 15  •  10:45 – 11:45 am ($50; 10 sessions) • Auditorium
Register using code HMA500

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Thursdays, August 15, 22, 29; September 5, 12, 19, 26; October 3, 10, 17  •  10:00 – 11:00 am ($50; 10 sessions) • Auditorium
Register using code HMA502
Gentle movements from the comfort of a chair help increase strength and mobility. Hand weights provided. REGISTRATION for fitness classes begins: JUNE 1 for Huntington Public Library cardholders. If space permits, exercise classes will open to out-of-district 2 days before start date. Registration is required with nonrefundable fee payable online or in-person by credit card, check or money order. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat and towel or blanket to class. All fitness classes require participants to sign a waiver on the first day.

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Career Counselor @ Main Library
Career Counselor @ Main Library
Wednesdays, July 10 & August 21 •  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Make an appointment by calling the Reference Desk at 631-427-5165 ext. 251.   HPL cardholders preferred.

 

 

 

Mah Jongg with Cathy Crocetti
Thursdays, May 23, 30; June 6, 13, 20, 27; July 11, 18 • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm • Meeting Room
Register using code HMA260

Learn this ancient game's strategies, sequences and combinations. Become acquainted with the tiles, sticks and basic moves.Registration required. HPL cardholders only.

Smart Driver Course (AARP)
Smart-Driver-Course

Mondays, August 12, 19  •  9:30 am – 12:30 pm  •  Meeting Room

Register using code HMA200
Oriented toward the 50+ driver, but open to younger drivers. New York State Driver’s license required. Registration required in-person with non-refundable payment of $20.00 (AARP members) or $25.00 (non-members) payable to AARP.   Open to all.
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A Social Work Intern from Stony Brook University will be on-site in both buildings for patrons to meet with, free of charge. Please call the reference desk at either buildings for details:

631-427-5165, ext. 250 or ext. 123

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